Monthly Archives: October 2015

Intel Boosts Infertility Benefits or Incentives?

Miriam Zoll raises concerns about Intel’s employees’ fertility benefits.

Pigs as Spare (Human) Parts

Syd M Johnson maintains that we need to consider the ethical implications of growing organs for humans in pigs.

The Shortcomings of Conscientious Objection

Aidan Hayes doubts that the physician’s conscience alone justifies a refusal to provide treatment.

MIND THE GAP: Physician-Assisted Death in Quebec

Jocelyn Downie warns that Quebec’s legislation will leave some physician-assisted death legal but unregulated.

Family Doctors, STI Screening, and Shaming

Celeste Orr describes how women are treated differently than men during STI screening.

Not Your Grandpa’s Biotechnology

Carlos Mariscal and Angel Petropanagos argue that we need to pay more attention to the ethical issues surrounding CRISPR, the new gene editing technology.

Laboratory Mix-ups

Stine Willum Adrian calls for better ways of dealing with mistakes made by fertility clinic laboratories.